Medieval and Early Modern Devotional Objects in Global Perspective: Translations of the Sacred by E. RobertsonMedieval and Early Modern Devotional Objects in Global Perspective: Translations of the Sacred by E. Robertson

Medieval and Early Modern Devotional Objects in Global Perspective: Translations of the Sacred

byE. RobertsonEditorJennifer Jahner

Hardcover | November 26, 2010

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The essays create an interdisciplinary conversation about the nature and function of sacred and devotional objects across the globe during the medieval and Early Modern period. Topics include the veneration of relics of the Buddha, the cult of the saints in medieval and early modern Ireland, medieval surveys of pagan and Christian Rome.
ELIZABETH ROBERTSON is Professor of English at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA. JENNIFER JAHNER is a Doctoral Candidate in Medieval English Literature at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
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Title:Medieval and Early Modern Devotional Objects in Global Perspective: Translations of the SacredFormat:HardcoverDimensions:259 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.73 inPublished:November 26, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230616046

ISBN - 13:9780230616042

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Table of Contents

Introduction; E.Robertson & J.Jahner Relics and Life Story of the Buddha; J.S.Strong Word as Relic in Medieval Daoism; S.R.Bokenkamp The Book as a Sacred Object in Private Homes in Early or Medieval India; G.Schopen Gone to Ground: Relics and Holy Wells in Medieval and Early Modern Ireland; C.McKenna 'Cunningly hidden': Invisible and Forgotten Relics in the Romanesque Work of Art; K.Ambrose Julian of Norwich's Unmediated Vision; E.Robertson The Past, Present, and Future in Medieval Surveys of Roman Relics; C.D.Benson The Reformation of the Relic: Lydgate's and Milton's Saint Edmund; K.Rutkowski 'The Tragedy of the Handkerchief': Objects Sacred and Profane in Shakespeare's Othello; R.C.McCoy Moriscos and the Desacralization of Stories in Early Modern Spain; M.E.Perry Sacred Cloth and Veiled Body: Guadalupe's Tilma and Other Relic Textiles; J.Favrot Peterson From the Devil's Herb to Saint Thomas's Gift: The Christianization of Guaraní Sacred Plants in the Jesuit Reductions in Paraguay; A.I.Prieto The Sacred, the Secret, and the Ethics of Historical Interpretation: What I Learned From the Santos of New Mexico; C.Farago Afterword: Persons and Things; P.Stallybrass